February 28, 2015 | NPR · The planned reopening was moved up following the release of a video showing self-declared Islamic State extremists destroying priceless ancient artifacts in the Mosul museum.
February 28, 2015 | NPR · A hot wind blows from the Sahara Desert across West Africa each winter. This year, the clouds of sand are so thick that flights are grounded, cocoa trees are suffering and everyone has a cough.
February 28, 2015 | NPR · The organization, an offshoot of Egypt's banned Muslim Brotherhood, controls the Gaza Strip.
February 28, 2015 | NPR · Racial tensions between blacks and whites are at the heart of the "Ol' Man River" musical. Asian-American actors say it doesn't make sense to get on board.